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Pope's soccer team to play final of FIFA Club World Cup against Spanish Real Madrid

A year ago this image got the attention of the world: the Argentinian soccer team San Lorenzo de Almagro giving his most famous fan the Initial Cup trophy. Back in August, the scene was repeated. The San Lorenzo returned to the Vatican but with another trophy in his hands, the first Libertadores Cup of America of the team's history . Now, the San Lorenzo de Algramo team will play another final. This time, against the Spanish soccer team Real Madrid in FIFA Club World Cup. Even they have the Pope's unconditional support, the Spanish team is the favorite. JRB/PM AA JM -PR Up:AC